Gilbert's potoroo - Photo © Parks and Wildlife

Western Shield focuses on native animals most vulnerable to feral cat and fox predation. These are primarily small and medium sized mammals, as well as some ground-nesting birds and reptiles.

Mammals

Western ground parrot
- Photo © Parks and Wildlife

Birds

Reptiles

Other, less threatened species benefit from predator control, including:

Find out more about Western Australia's animals, threatened species and our research into animal conservation.